Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Larinus onopordi

Larinus onopordi (Fabricius, 1787)

globe thistle capitulum weevil

on Echinops

parasite

One to four larvae or pupae in a, sometimes a bit disfigured, flower head.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Echinops orientalis, sphaerocephalus.

phenology

Univoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Avgın & Colonnelli (2011a), Gültekin (2006a, 2008a).

Last modified 12.v.2020